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Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliances
Citywide Vital Signs: Urban Environment/Transportation
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Information about the Report
Title Citywide Vital Signs: Urban Environment/Transportation Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description This online resource and report is the most recent in a series that begin in 1998. The resource seeks to "take the pulse" of Baltimore neighborhoods by measuring a number of indicators of community health and well being.
Organization Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliances
Year 2008
URL http://www.bniajfi.org/vs/vital_signs/6 Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail High
Direct Access to Data Yes
Direct Access to Metadata Yes
EPA Region Region 3
State Maryland
County Baltimore
Municipality Baltimore
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.bniajfi.org/ Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information (410) 837-6651
Environmental Indicator Scale Municipality, Submunicipality
Additional Information Interpreting and Using Indicators

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
"Code Red" Days Number of days ozone concentration exceeded federal standards for eight hours. Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Index Number of days the Air Quality Index fell within good days, moderate days, days unhealthy for sensitive groups, and unhealthy days. Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Potential Hazardous Waste Sites, Including Brownfields Sites where a substance exists that is defined as hazardous in State regulations but may not have seeped into the surrounding environment. Cleanup:Cleanup Sites
Cleanup:Cleanup Sites:Brownfields
Wastes:Hazardous Waste
Transportation Percent of population ages 16 and over who are employed using a mode of transportation other than a car to get to work. Sustainable Development
Industries: Transportation and Warehousing
Transportation Percent of population ages 16 and over who are employed using modes other than a car or public transit to get to work. Sustainable Development
Industries: Transportation and Warehousing
Transportation Percent of population ages 16 and over who are employed using public transit to get to work. Sustainable Development
Industries: Transportation and Warehousing
Tree Canopy Concentration of tree coverage Sustainable Development
Soils & Land